Community House

Community House (HM1LZP)

Location: Fort Stanton, NM 88323 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 29.667', W 105° 31.503'

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This beautiful building was constructed in 1931 for use by civilian employees of the hospital (and their families) for social activities. Patients utilized the 'Seaman's Social Club' located just to the west of this building. In most aspects of life and even death, patients at the hospital were separated from the staff, except when duty required.

'Mr. Smith (Reverand Edward Smith, Protestant Chaplain) always had a party for every kid in Fort Stanton regardless of race, color, or creed on Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. He also played Santa Claus and sometimes, the week before Christmas personally delivered a present to every child at the fort.'

Jack C. Brooks, resident as a child
Year Placed2014
Placed ByFort Stanton Historic Site
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 451227 N 3706227
Decimal Degrees33.49445000, -105.52505000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.667', W 105° 31.503'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 40.02" N, 105° 31' 30.18" W
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Area Code(s)505
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near County Rd 220, Fort Stanton NM 88323, US
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